The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 70 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% - 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% - 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£495 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
377 310 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.71% 38.41% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 213 81
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 1 £495 -
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun